Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has said he is looking forward to what will be an "emotional" final match at Anfield as a Liverpool player, adding he is desperate to beat Crystal Palace and end his last game at the ground on a high note.

After 17 years at the club, the 34-year-old midfielder is due to leave Liverpool at the end of the season for US side LA Galaxy. Speaking at the press conference before the match against Crystal Palace, Gerrard said he was looking forward to saying goodbye to the fans at Anfield.

"I'm looking forward to the match. I want to win the game desperately. I want to finish on a high at Anfield in front of our supporters. But there's no getting away from it, come the end of the game when I get my chance to say goodbye it will be an emotional time," he said.

Gerrard is already recognised as one of the greatest players to play for Liverpool and in 708 appearances for the club the Reds have won the Champions League, Uefa Cup, two FA Cups and three League Cups. But the Liverpool captain admits that despite such achievements, he will always regret never winning the Premier League.

"I'm really proud of what I've achieved here, all the trophies I've won and all the great memories I have. But certainly not winning the Premier League puts a dent in that. There's nothing I can do about it now and it's certainly a regret I'll go away with," he said.

Liverpool are fifth in the Premier League table and being six points behind Manchester United with only two games remaining, they are almost certain to fail to qualify for the Champions League this season.